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Company:
Life Without Barriers

Category:
Health, Medical & Allied Services

Job Type:
Permanent Part Time

Location:

Australia

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Multiple opportunities available for candidates with a passion for person centred support to work in our Day Programs and/or Shared and Supported Living Settings in Nowra.

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role

As a Disability Support Worker, you will play an important role in supporting and empowering people with disability to live independently in the community and to achieve their individual goals.

Candidates with previous experience working within Shared Living Settings and/or Day Programs will be highly regarded.

We have multiple positions available in Nowra. Candidates who are available and willing to work across 24/7 roster including regular shift work, night shifts, weekends and public holidays will be highly regarded.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assistance with clients daily living (including personal care)
  • Participation in activities of daily living
  • Assisting Clients with Community access and transport
  • Maintaining and monitoring person-centred plans
  • Following individual support plans and behaviour support plans where required
  • Documentation and progress note keeping

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate III in Disability, Community Welfare or similar
  • Driver's license 
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts across a 24/7 roster
  • Ability to maintain service user privacy and confidentiality

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).
 
Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisation
  • Hourly rate from $26.99 per hour + super + salary packaging benefits
  • On-going training opportunities

How to Apply
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts.  

For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Kestra Caller at recruitment@lwb.org.au

Applications close at midnight on Thursday the 14th of November, 2019

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)

Closing Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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